6 Reasons to Buy SFI and Support Future Forests

Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI Inc.) has released an infographic on TreeHugger, an environmental content website, identifying six benefits of buying products sourced using SFI-certified procurement systems. 

According to SFI Inc., when you buy products with the SFI label, you’re not only purchasing a product that meets rigorous certification standards, you’re also helping grow future forests, sustainable communities, conservation research, youth education, logger training and much more.

SFI Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to promoting sustainable forest management. LP Building Products uses SFI certified forest management and fiber-sourcing systems to help ensure our wood comes from well-managed forests.

Read the six reasons to buy SFI here.

 

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Helping Small Builders Compete Against the Giants

Big builder market share has doubled in the last 25 years and now represents about 50 percent of housing starts nationwide – and even 75 percent in some major metro areas. These mega-builders have huge budgets for both land development and marketing. It’s increasingly difficult for small and medium-sized builders to compete, but LP is committed to helping them prosper.

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Turn Your Tax Refund Into Lasting Home Improvement

GoBankRates.com estimates that the average tax refund this year will total about $3,000. In a survey conducted by that organization, 10 percent of respondents said they plan to splurge on a vacation or luxury item when the refund arrives. But 9 percent plan to use that money for a “major purchase.”

Leading the Way in Supply Chain Innovation

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Outdoor Spring Cleaning Checklist: The Complete Homeowner’s Guide

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